High blood pressure can cause weak blood vessels in the brain to burst,and cause a stroke. It can cause increased pressure on the vessels in your eyes, causing blindness. It causes narrowing and thickening of the blood vessels in the kidneys, causing them to filter less waste, and can lead to the need for dialysis, or kidney failure. Also high blood pressure is associated with hardening of the arteries of the heart, which can lead to heart attacks.
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Dear colleaggues, I'm Ingrid Hilman, MD, 58 years. had my stenting on 17 Feb, 3 stents in LAD and RCA.
Since 2 weeks ago, I develop severe headaches, esp during the iningt or when I wake up in the morning and also palpitation (heart rate > 90). I feel weak during palpitation. I do not have hypertension (my BP is between 90-110 and 70-80). I do not have obesity, smoking habits, my lab is pretty good only LDL 100.
Is this because of the herbresser that I take 3 times a day?
Other drug that I take;
- Aspirin 1 x 100 mg
- Plavix 1 x 75 mg
- Lipitor 1 x 10 mg.
Appreciate your inputs on my above complaints. Thank you very much
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